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FOR a man who claims to lack expertise in the field, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, an academic at New York University, has made some impressively accurate political forecasts.
Cognitive distortions have a way of playing havoc with our lives.
In both the business environment and in personal life it is essential to know how to get what you want — and get people to say "Yes" to your requests. But, how do you approach people so that they are more likely to agree to your proposal, sales pitch or ideas? Two researchers, Jonathan Freedman and Scott Fraser, conducted an experiment to find out how to get people to do something they would not normally do.
The stress response: in the beginning it saved our lives, making us run from predators and enabling us to take down prey. Today, human beings are turning on the same life-saving physical reaction to cope with 30-year mortgages, $4 a gallon gasoline, final exams, difficult bosses and even traffic jams — we can’t seem to turn it off.
Our body language exhibits far more information about how we feel than it is possible to articulate verbally.
I actually hate the article but love the comments at the bottom. by Jun 10
You're fat, in debt, bite your nails, live in a filthy hovel you call an apartment, can't find a decent job, and your life sucks . Well, maybe it isn't that bad, but if you could stand to improve things in one area or another we can help.
Delivered via Twitter on September 6, 2011 : Nikki, I’ve read in the news that you’ve said you’ll take our Million Dollar Challenge and put your claimed psychic abilities to the test. You told CBC News , “I would say yes, I would take [the] challenge because I have enough faith in my own abilities, if I was available.”